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August 24, 2008 Archives

Ardent

posted by awelborn

All right, so Nancy Pelosi was on Meet the Press, speaking with Tom Brokaw. Among other things, she said: MR. BROKAW: Senator Obama saying the question of when life begins is above his pay grade, whether you’re looking at it […]

Fay strikes

posted by awelborn

I heard something – a loud THUMP/CRASH in the middle of the night, but because it was the middle of the night, I wasn’t sure. Well…                     I don’t think the […]

Who do you say that I am?

posted by awelborn

Here’s a reminder of things. A reminder of what, for example, Pope Benedict is talking about almost every time he opens his mouth or sets pen to paper. It is the time of year for many parishes to recruit for […]

Doppelgangers

posted by awelborn

Well, not really. But I can’t think of what else to call it. Does anyone else have celebrities who are about your own age, who have functioned as a sort of benchmark for you through the years? You know, someone […]

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There is nothing I shall want
A couple of weeks ago, a memorial Mass for Michael was held here in Birmingham at the Cathedral. The bishop presided and offered a very nice, even charming homily in which he first focused on the Scripture readings of the day, and then turned to Michael, whom he remembered, among other things, as on

posted 9:24:16am Mar. 05, 2009 | read full post »

Revolutionary Road - Is it just me?
Why am I the only person I know..or even "know" in the Internet sense of "knowing"  - who didn't hate it? I didn't love it, either. There was a lot wrong with it. Weak characterization. Miscasting. Anvil-wielding mentally ill prophets.But here's the thing.Whether or not Yates' original novel in

posted 9:45:04pm Mar. 04, 2009 | read full post »

Books for Lent
No, I'm not going to ask you about your Lenten reading lists...although I might.Not today, though. This post is about giving books to others. For Lent, and a long time after that. You know how it goes during Lent: Prayer, Fasting and Almsgiving, right?Well, here's a worthy recipient for your hard-

posted 9:22:07pm Mar. 04, 2009 | read full post »

Why Via Media
How about....because I'm lame and hate thinking up titles to things? No?Okay...how about...St. Benedict? Yes, yes, I know the association with Anglicanism. That wasn't invovled in my purpose in naming the joint, but if draws some Googling Episcopalians, all the better.To tell the truth, you can bl

posted 8:54:17pm Mar. 04, 2009 | read full post »

Brave Heart?
I don't know about you, but one of effects of childbirth on me was a compulsion to spill the details. All of them.The whole thing was fascinating to me, so of course I assumed everyone else should be fascinated as well in the recounting of every minute of labor, describing the intensity of discomfor

posted 10:19:45pm Mar. 03, 2009 | read full post »


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